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Is India The Place To Be For Apparel Retail Companies?

by Trefis Team
American Eagle Outfitters  (NYSE:AEO) has announced its plans to launch its stores in the Indian market through a licensing deal in 2018. The company has entered into a multi-year agreement with the Aditya Birla Group, a conglomerate headquartere...
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Are Avon Products’ Persistent Weaknesses Ever Going to End?

by Trefis Team
Avon Products is currently trading at around $2.50, its lowest level in the last one year, reflecting around 55% y-o-y erosion in its stock price. The company’s strategic initiatives to revive sales, the infusion of funds by Cerberus Capita...
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Google Bets On Mobile Hardware Again With HTC Deal

by Trefis Team
Google  (NASDAQ: GOOG) recently announced that it was acquiring  part of HTC’s mobile phone business for $1.1 billion . This is the second time Google has made an acquisition in the handset space. While the first acquisition of Motorola was...
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Can Starbucks Be Threatened By Nestle’s Acquisition Of A Majority Stake In Blue Bottle?

by Trefis Team
Recently, Nestle announced that it had “acquired a majority stake in high end specialty coffee roaster and retailer Blue Bottle.” Blue Bottle is a boutique premium coffee chain with around 50 stores across the U.S. and Japan which aims to serve “...
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What’s The Outlook For The Wireless Infrastructure Market?

by Trefis Team
The mobile infrastructure market has been facing headwinds in recent years, amid a slowdown in capital expenditures by wireless carriers and a more intense competitive landscape. The wireless equipment market declined by around 10% last year, and...
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Why We Remain Bullish On GE

by Trefis Team
General Electric ’s (NYSE: GE) stock price fell nearly 20% in the last three months due to management changes and concerns over profitability. The Baker Hughes acquisition also played a role in the decline, as many investors had issues with the i...
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Here’s How The Negative Response To Its Queso Launch Can Impact Chipotle

by Trefis Team
Chipotle Mexican Grill  (NYSE: CMG) is struggling to grow customer traffic after the E. coli virus hit its restaurants in 2015. While the company took several measures to assure customers about its strong food safety measures post the event, anot...
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L Brands’ Continued Slump Might Be Cause For Worry For The Company

by Trefis Team
It seems that L Brands, the parent company of Victoria’s Secret (VS) and Bath & Body Works (BBW), is taking more than the expected time to recover from its ongoing slump. Analysts are constantly downgrading its share price on account of...
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Where Is Kimberly-Clark’s Growth Going To Come From?

by Trefis Team
Kimberly-Clark  (NYSE:KMB) has struggled to generate meaningful revenue growth of late, with revenue declining in 2016, and the company cutting its guidance for 2017 following mixed fiscal Q2 earnings. However, we forecast the company’s tot...
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This Is How Airbnb Is Gradually Becoming A Direct Competitor For The Leading OTAs

by Trefis Team
Priceline’s restaurant booking website, OpenTable, will now face a new competitor. Airbnb, in its endeavors to eventually become a full service travel-booking company, is now set to launch its own restaurant booking platform . The Airbnb we...
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What Is The Market Saying About Nvidia?

by Trefis Team
Nvidia’s  (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock has been steadily climbing. The company’s market value recently reached a record high, with more Wall Street analysts becoming increasingly bullish on the stock. Almost all of this sentiment is hinged on ...
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Coca-Cola Has Big Plans For India

by Trefis Team
The Coca-Cola Company  (NYSE:KO) is planning to tap into the immense growth potential of India, and intends to make the country among its top three global markets, up from its sixth position currently. One factor identified by the company that ha...
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Chinese Wireless Carriers Had A Good August, Led By China Unicom

by Trefis Team
August turned out to be a solid month for Chinese wireless carriers, with the three major players posting a cumulative 8.9 million new subscriber adds and about 23 million 4G additions/migrations. While China Mobile   (NYSE:CHL) continued to lead...
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BNY Mellon Shrinks Real Estate Investment Portfolio With Sale Of CenterSquare

by Trefis Team
Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE:BK) recently announced its decision to sell its boutique real estate unit CenterSquare Investment Management to the latter’s management team and private equity player Lovell Minnick Partners . CenterSquare has ...
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Why Are We Bullish On Coach Inc.?

by Trefis Team
Shares in  Coach  (NYSE:COH) took a nosedive once the company released its fourth quarter and full year (year ended June 2017) earnings. Mixed fourth quarter results, coupled with a disappointing FY 2018 guidance can be said to be the cause for t...
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